Welcome to the 18th Annual International Conference
8 - 10th February, 2019
Hotel Crowne Plaza,Rohini, New Delhi
Thoracic Oncology
" Translating Research into Practice "

Endorsed by

  • RGCON 2019
  • Confirmed International Speakers
  • Hands On Training
  • Hands On Training
  • Hands On Training
  • Hands On Pathological Workshop
  • Panel Dicussions
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  • Robotic Surgery
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Live surgical workshop
Radiation oncology workshop
Hands on pathology workshop
Panel discussions
Interact with renowned international faculty
Didactic/ key note lectures
Quiz for post-graduates
Meet the expert session
Great academic fiesta

Who Should Attend ?

Medical oncologists
Surgical oncologists
Radiation oncologists
Thoracic surgeons
Respiratory physicians
Nuclear medicine specialists
GI surgeons

Day Wise Schedule

Message from Organizing Committee

With great pride, we invite you to participate in 18th Annual Conference , 8th to 10th February 2019 at New Delhi.

The theme of the Conference is “Thoracic Oncology: Translating Research into Practice” with special emphasis on Lung Cancer

The scientific programme features 3 days of intense academic activities spanning didactic lectures, live workshops, panel discussions to proffered poster presentation. The conference boasts of erudite international and national faculty practicing in Thoracic Oncology.
The educational programme will address the contemporary and critical issues, and recent advancements pertaining to the needs of practicing medical oncologist, surgical oncologist, radiation oncologist, pathologist and radiologist at all levels and postgraduate students.
The Conference will address the advancements in the treatment modalities along with current and evolving genomic and molecular biomarkers that can be used for prognostic and informed clinical decision-making.
The conference will provide a platform to learn from and interact with top minds, which will help the participants in refining their practicing strategies for improved patient care.
We look forward to welcome you in the vibrant city of Delhi in February 2019 for the conference, an honor for us indeed.

Dr. Ullas Batra
Sr. Consultant
Chief of Thoracic Medical Oncology

Dr. Munish Gairola
Radiation Oncology

Dr. L.M. Darlong
Thoracic Oncosurgery

Dr. Sunil Pasricha

Message from Director's Desk

It is a matter of great honor and privilege, that Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCI&RC) is organizing “RGCON 2019”, the 18th Annual International Conference to be held in Delhi on 8th to 10th February 2019. The theme of conference is: “Thoracic Oncology- Translating Research into Practice”

RGCI&RC is a premier and a leading cancer institute in India offering top-notch treatments for compassionate and patient-centric care through innovation, precision medicine, clinical research, breakthrough science and leading-edge technology.

I hope this conference will serve as a great platform to interact and learn from the top-minds and will help the participants to stride for optimal patient care.

I convey my felicitations and extend a very warm welcome to all faculty, delegates and participants.

I wish the Organizing Committee and the Conference a great success.

Abstracts Submission Guidelines

There will be sessions for scientific exhibition. Abstracts for poster are to be submitted online through the conference website only (www.rgcon2019.com) latest by 20th January 2019.

Registration is mandatory before submitting an abstract and submission should be as per the abstract format

All abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee and the accepted abstracts will be listed on the conference website by 31st January 2019. and will be intimated to the author.

The decision of the scientific committee will be final and no correspondence will be entertained/ answered.

Top 5 abstracts will be selected for the oral presentation in the conference on 10/02/2019 (Sunday), of which best 3 papers will get attractive awards.

Registration fee of the first 100 accepted abstracts will be waived off and the amount will be reimbursed by cheque/ cash/ wire transfer with prior notification to the delegate.

Abstracts should not be more than 250 words.
Abstracts should be structured to include the following 4 sections:

  1. Aims
  2. Material & Methods
  3. Results
  4. Conslusions

One can submit more than one abstracts.

Abstracts once submitted shall not be available for editing.

Presenters shall be notified of acceptance of the abstract by email.

If the presenter wishes to withdraw the abstract, he/she can do so request in writing to conference secretariat (info@rgcon2019.com).

Venue and Accomodation

The conference will be held in New Delhi, an exciting, dynamic and welcoming city. In this capital city one can enjoy a rich diversity of culture, museums, art galleries, night-life, gastronomy, shopping and sport. Cosmopolitan New Delhi offers something to suit everyone.

Delhi has the country's best facilities for holding conferences, seminars and conventions - and to support this, a wide range of hotel accommodation is available. The venue selected for this conference is

Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini Twin District Centre, Sector 10, Rohini, New Delhi | 110085 | India | 91-11-44884488

Things To Do

Delhi happens to be the only city in the world with a unique distinction of having not one but three UNESCO World Heritage sites within its boundaries.

India Gate

One of the largest war memorials in India, surrounded by lush, green gardens on both sides of the road, situated at the centre of Delhi.

Taj Mahal

A 4 hour drive from the venue will take you to The Taj Mahal. It is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

Mughal Gardens

Spread over a vast expanse of 15 acres, Mughal Gardens is one of the most significant historical gardens in Delhi. Mughal Garden is famous for the wide variety of flowers, some of which are rare and extinct.

Akshardham Temple

Counted among the world’s wondrous houses of worship, Akshardham Temple in New Delhi showcases the blend of technical modernity with traditional architectural styles. Covering an area of over 8,000 square meters, the grandeur and wisdom behind the majestic Hindu temple is best when experienced.

Lodhi Garden

Known for its architecture and fresh environment, the Lodhi Garden has always attracted tourists from all parts of the country. A favourite picnic spot and a joy for morning walkers with lots of greenery and trees.

Qutub Minar

Construction on this sandstone minaret was begun in 1192. Surrounded by other historical sites, it is the most popular monument in India. Miniature Souvenir is available at Luv Indiya, 12 B Janpath Market, Connaught Place, New Delhi

These are some of the must-sees that will kick-start the sightseeing and you’re sure to stumble upon plenty of other Delhi treasures along the way.

Learn more about the city from Incredibleindia.org & Ministry of Tourism (Govt. of India)


Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center

200000 Two Lakh Patients, Since 1996
300 Three Hundred Beds
57 OPD, Consultation Rooms
8 Operation Theatres

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre is today counted amongst Asia’s premier exclusive cancer centres that offer the unique advantage of cutting edge technology, put to use by renowned super specialists. This potent combination of man and machine ensures world-class cancer care to not only patients from India, but also from the neighboring SAARC countries and others. We are fortunate to have taken care of over 2 Lakh patients since inception in 1996. The Institute has been accredited by NABH and NABL for its quality of services, and holds ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications.

The Institute offers super specialized tertiary care services in Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology, streamlined into dedicated Site-Specific teams. Super Specialists at RGCI&RC practice an organ specific multi-disciplinary approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment, with the Tumor Board acting as a second opinion clinic for cases that are more critical than others.

Spread over nearly 2 lakh square feet area, with a current capacity of 300 beds, RGCIRC is one of the largest tertiary cancer care centres in the continent. The Institute’s outpatient services are spread on three floors with 57 consultation rooms, and well designed Radiation Therapy areas. RGCIRC has 8 state-of-the-art well equipped modular Operation Theatres with three stage air filtration and gas scavenging systems, and 2 Minor Operation Theatres for Day Care Surgeries. The Institute has 27 bedded Surgical ICU and an 11 bedded Medical ICU. RGCIRC has a dedicated Leukemia ward, and a separate Thyroid Ward. The Institute also boasts of an independent Bone Marrow Transplant unit that is credited with pioneering unrelated donor transplants, MUD transplants, and stem cell transplants. Supportive facilities such as Renal Replacement therapies, various endoscopies (including EBUS and Endoscopic Ultrasound) are also available.

RGCIRC is committed to bringing the benefits of cutting edge technology to its patients. The Institute offers best in class techniques such as whole-body robotic surgery, Intra-Operative Brachytherapy, True Beam (the next generation Image Guided Radiation Therapy), PET – MRI fusion, High Frequency Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis (first-of-its-kind revolutionary 3D mammography machine), Nucleic Acid Testing (for safest possible blood), and advanced diagnostic & imaging techniques, including PET CT, Circulating Tumor Cell testing, and Next Generation Sequencing. Institute has established Biorepository (Tissue Bank) for clinical and research purpose.

RGCI& RC has executed strategic alliances with internationally renowned institutes such as Thomas Jefferson University. This has catapulted RGCI&RC into a global league of select hospitals that are pioneers in new approaches to treating cancer.

RGCIRC has been ranked amongst 10 Best Oncology Hospitals of India (Week – Nielsen Survey 2014) and won the prestigious award for Best Oncology Hospital in India at Healthcare Achievers’ Awards 2014.

RGCI & RC is unique in Northern India with the following features

  • It is a comprehensive cancer care set-up with all facilities for diagnosis and treatment of all type of Cancers.
  • It’s highly qualified and experienced oncology team is the hallmark of the organization.
  • Well developed sub specialties like Head & Neck, Breast, Thoracic, GI, Gynae & Urology, Ortho and Neuro surgical oncology within each specialty of Surgical, Medical and Radiation Oncology.
  • Integrated Cancer Research Program and Laboratory Services. Its research program drives continuous improvement in all aspects of treatment and clinical care.
  • It has modern state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipments.
  • NABH & NABL accredited Hospital.
  • NABH accredited Blood Bank.
  • Clinical Care based on evidence based medicine with emphasis on multi modal treatment.
  • Institutionalized Tumor Board and Multi-specialty clinics with emphasis on ethics and patient participation.



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Contact Us

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110085

+91 9958783456